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Kevin T Foley, Peter M Klara, Keith Maxwell, Lance Middleton, Matthew M Morrison: Osteosynthesis apparatus. Smith & Nephew, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 28, 1997: US05681311 (374 worldwide citation)

A bone fixation apparatus having an elongated plate member with at least two pairs of circular openings and a series of openings positioned along the longitudinal plane of the plate member with the circular openings and the series of openings each having a central vertical axis. The circular opening ...


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Roger Jackson: Transverse connectors for spinal rods. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, November 9, 1999: US05980523 (246 worldwide citation)

An improved system of transverse connectors for fixing the relative alignment of spinal rods in an osteosynthesis apparatus which can accommodate variations in the divergence and skew of the spinal rods and arch along a connector. In one embodiment of the invention a rotating hooked connector includ ...


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Benazza Abder, Gloaguen Herve, Person Herve: Spinal osteosynthesis apparatus has lengthwise supports in form of single or double spiral springs to allow for movement. Benazza Abder, April 27, 2001: FR2799949-A1 (185 worldwide citation)

The osteosynthesis apparatus (1) has fixings (2) implanted in certain segments of the spine (3), with lengthwise (4') and optionally transverse (4) supports between them. One or more of the supports has at least one supple section in the form of a single or double spiral spring (5) to allow for orig ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus. John C McMahon, May 1, 2001: US06224596 (179 worldwide citation)

An improved set screw, for use in an osteosynthesis apparatus to secure and fix a spinal rod in the bore of the head of a bone screw, hook, connector or the like from translational or rotational motion, which comprises a head of hexagonal external cross-section and a lower portion having a threaded ...


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Roger P Jackson: Closure system for open ended osteosynthesis apparatus. John C McMahon, August 29, 2000: US06110172 (179 worldwide citation)

A closure system for an osteosynthesis apparatus includes an implant, such as a bone screw, a cap and a set screw which in combination is adapted for securement of a spinal rod or the like thereto. The implant includes a head having a rod receiving channel and tongue receiving grooves extending into ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, December 21, 1999: US06004349 (134 worldwide citation)

An improved set screw, for use in an osteosynthesis apparatus to secure and fix the spinal rod in the bore of the head of a bone screw, hook, connector or the like from translational or rotational motion, which comprises a head of hexagonal external cross-section and a lower portion having a threade ...


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Roger P Jackson: Tools for use in installing osteosynthesis apparatus utilizing set screw with break-off head. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, August 24, 1999: US05941885 (111 worldwide citation)

Tools for use in installing osteosynthesis apparatus utilizing a set screw having a break off head, a lower threaded portion and a cylindrical bore extending at least partially through the set screw head. Several of the tools comprise socket type tools having a handle, a stem and a head with a socke ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, May 2, 2000: US06056753 (81 worldwide citation)

An improved set screw with a break off head for use in an osteosynthesis apparatus. The set screw comprising a head or stem preferably having a hexagonal external cross-section, a lower portion having a thread extending around an outer surface thereof and a shank connecting the head to the threaded ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus. Medtronic Sofamor Danek Incorporated, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, January 30, 2001: US06179841 (48 worldwide citation)

An improved set screw with a break off head for use in an osteosynthesis apparatus. The set screw comprising a head or stem preferably having a hexagonal external cross-section, a lower portion having a thread extending around an outer surface thereof and a shank connecting the head to the threaded ...


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Ferdinand Gundolf: Osteosynthesis apparatus for the fixation of bone fragments. Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, November 5, 1996: US05571105 (45 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the osteosynthesis of bone fragments, in particular for the fixation of bone fractures comprises a retaining strap that wraps around the fracture or the bone in the region of the site to be treated. The retaining strap is in the form of a flat strip typically in the nature of a hose- o ...